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Dutch Government Documents
Dutch Government Documents
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440,418
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7.3M
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All the Dutch government documents can be found in this collection. The collection contains the Dutch "Tractatenbladen", "Staatsbladen" and many more official Dutch publications.
Topics: Dutch, Netherlands, Holland, Government, Documents
Peel's Prairie Provinces
Peel's Prairie Provinces
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25,028
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1.1M
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The Peel’s Prairie Provinces digital collection ( http://peel.library.ualberta.ca/index.htm ) provides a wide variety of research materials related to western Canadian history and the culture of the Prairie Provinces. The Peel's Prairie Provinces collection within Internet Archive is a subset of this larger resource, containing duplicate items or new material that we are not yet able to mount on the main Peel site. Over the next few years, we will be working to gather the collection in a...
NASA Network Resource and Training Site
NASA Network Resource and Training Site
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237,628
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10.9M
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Documents and information from the NASA Network Resource and Training Site.
The Pulp Magazine Archive
The Pulp Magazine Archive
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12,863
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12.5M
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Pulp magazines (often referred to as "the pulps"), also collectively known as pulp fiction, refers to inexpensive fiction magazines published from 1896 through the 1950s. The typical pulp magazine was seven inches wide by ten inches high, half an inch thick, and 128 pages long. Pulps were printed on cheap paper with ragged, untrimmed edges. The name pulp comes from the cheap wood pulp paper on which the magazines were printed. Magazines printed on better paper were called...
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The Gerstein Science Information Centre is the University of Toronto's flagship library supporting the sciences and health sciences. The largest science and health science academic library in Canada, Gerstein has a collection of over 945,000 print volumes of journals and books, and also provides access to over 100,000 online journals and books. The Gerstein Science Information Centre's collection consists primarily of material on the sciences, including the health sciences, medicine, physics,...
The Daniel D. Teoli Jr. Archive
The Daniel D. Teoli Jr. Archive
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3,713
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2.5M
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Curator and archivist managing large still photo, small gauge film and ephemera archive. Archive contains 25,000+ still images, 500+ 8mm and 16mm films, hundreds of audio files and thousands of related ephemera related to scope of collection.
Catalogs Collection
Catalogs Collection
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21,637
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9.3M
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The Internet Archive Catalogs collection is a growing assembly of various catalogs.
Trent University Library Donation
Trent University Library Donation
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172,281
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6.3M
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An initiative undertaken by the Bata Library has seen 250,000 books donated to the Internet Archive to be digitized and preserved for easy access by all students and future generations as part of the transformation of Trent University’s iconic library into a true library of the future. The donation of books to the Internet Archive for digitization has allowed Trent University students and faculty to continue to have access to resources once held at the Bata Library and at the same time...
Daily Colonist Newspaper Collection
Daily Colonist Newspaper Collection
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38,934
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17.7M
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A special project of the University of Victoria Library's Digital Collections. Digitized versions of The Daily Colonist. More information about The Daily Colonist and it's related titles can be found on the project's website, The British Colonist .
The Manga Library
The Manga Library
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20,731
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11.2M
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Manga (漫画) are comics created in Japan, or by Japanese creators in the Japanese language, conforming to a style developed in Japan in the late 19th century. They have a long and complex pre-history in earlier Japanese art. In Japan, people of all ages read manga. The medium includes works in a broad range of genres: action-adventure, romance, sports and games, historical drama, comedy, science fiction and fantasy, mystery, suspense, detective, horror, sexuality, and business/commerce, among...
Delaware County District Library (Ohio)
Delaware County District Library (Ohio)
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47,364
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9.9M
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The Delaware County District Library (DCDL) and its branches are vibrant centers of activity for residents and visitors in Delaware County. DCDL provides an inviting environment that encourages reading, learning, community discussion, and supports lifelong discovery. We are proud to be recognized for engaging minds, expanding opportunities, and improving the quality of life for Delaware County residents.
Project Gutenberg
Project Gutenberg
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59,227
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43.5M
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Project Gutenberg began in 1971 by Michael Hart as a community project to make plain text versions of books available freely to all.
Topic: Texts
Manga: Unsorted Collection
Manga: Unsorted Collection
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26,961
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2.6M
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Manga (漫画) are comics created in Japan, or by Japanese creators in the Japanese language, conforming to a style developed in Japan in the late 19th century. They have a long and complex pre-history in earlier Japanese art. In Japan, people of all ages read manga. The medium includes works in a broad range of genres: action-adventure, romance, sports and games, historical drama, comedy, science fiction and fantasy, mystery, suspense, detective, horror, sexuality, and business/commerce, among...
Shareware CD-ROMs
Shareware CD-ROMs
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3,332
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11.3M
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One of the most historically important artifacts to come from the home computer telecommunications revolution was shareware CDs, compact discs put out by companies containing hundreds of megabytes of shareware. Initially containing less than the full capacity of the discs (600mb, later 700mb) these items eventually began brimming with any sort of computer data that could be packaged and sold. As material "ran out", that is, as sellers of these CDs found they were unable to easily find...
Topics: Mark Fugitt, Mike Laybourn, sysop, RBBS software
Yearbooks
Yearbooks
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88,871
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7.2M
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Annual compilations of the student body of high schools, colleges, academic institutions, and academies. Often published by the student body itself, and a compilation of history, biography and world outlook. 
Global Libraries
Global Libraries
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7M
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Material in this collection comes from around the world via the Internet Archive Table Top Scribe System. More partners are joining every day and together, we are creating a global community of digital libraries.
Boletin Oficial de la Republica Argentina
Boletin Oficial de la Republica Argentina
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56,319
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33.9M
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El Boletín Oficial de la República Argentina es el diario oficial de la República Argentina, es decir, el medio de comunicación escrito que el Estado Argentino, utiliza para publicar sus normas jurídicas (tales como leyes, decretos y reglamentos), y otros actos de naturaleza pública, tanto del poder legislativo como del ejecutivo y el judicial. Según el artículo segundo del Código Civil, la publicación de las leyes es un paso necesario para su obligatoriedad....
Topics: Argentina, Journals, Gazette
The Arvind Gupta Collection
The Arvind Gupta Collection
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14,190
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4.6M
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This collection contains a library of works uploaded by Arvind Gupta, Toymaker. This library of books, audio, video, and other materials from and about India is curated and maintained by Public Resource. The purpose of this library is to assist the students and the lifelong learners of India in their pursuit of an education so that they may better their status and their opportunities and to secure for themselves and for others justice, social, economic and political. This library has been...
Software Box Art
Software Box Art
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2.7M
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The box and packaging art is as important as any other part of the software that has been sold over the years; in earlier years of the computer industry, it had to serve as the entire pitch. These are attempts by many groups and individuals to capture that unique artwork, even as the software itself lives on.
Media History Digital Library
Media History Digital Library
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8,168
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13.3M
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A conservation and access project for historical printed materials related to cinema, broadcasting and recorded sound. Visit our new website and read our blog at http://www.mediahistoryproject.org/ Search Media History Digital Library titles: Advanced Search
Genealogy
Genealogy
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41,431
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12.8M
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The Archive's ever-expanding collection of genealogy resources includes items from the Allen County Public Library Genealogy Center in Fort Wayne, Indiana; Robarts Library at the University of Toronto ; the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign Library ; Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah;>, the National Library of Scotland , the Indianapolis City Library's Indianapolis City Directory and Yearbooks Collection , The Leo Baeck Institute Archives of German-speaking Jewry Leo Baeck...
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A collection of publications dating back to the early 17th century that are about Canada, or written and published by Canadians, scanned from microfiche. The full set of metadata records for this collection can be downloaded from:  https://doi.org/10.7939/DVN/10710 The CIHM Monograph Collection represents an important part of our national story. It is a collection of publications dating back to the early 17th century that are about Canada, or written and published by Canadians. To...
Topic: University of Alberta - The CIHM Monograph Collection
PDFy Mirrors
PDFy Mirrors
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16,198
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16.3M
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This collection contains automatically mirrored copies of all public documents uploaded to PDFy , a PDF hosting service. Unlisted ("private") documents are not included in this collection.
Topics: pdf, mirror
Video Game Magazine Inbox
Video Game Magazine Inbox
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12,856
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283,677
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A collection of magazines, not yet sorted, but destined for the videogame magazine collection.
University of Toronto - John M. Kelly Library
University of Toronto - John M. Kelly Library
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23,631
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29.1M
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The John M. Kelly Library is the largest federated college library at UofT. It is also one of more than 40 libraries at the university. Although our collections cover a wide range of subjects, we tend to focus on humanities disciplines including Catholic theology, the Middle Ages, book history and media, Celtic Studies, and English, French, Italian, Slavic and German literature. The John M. Kelly Library's print collection of over 300,000 volumes is developed in support of undergraduate...
New York Public Library
New York Public Library
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146,302
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32.5M
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Books contributed by the New York Public Library .
Microfiche
Microfiche
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28,205
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274,473
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Documents scanned from Microfiche (sometimes called ufiche). A microfiche is a sheet of flat film, 105 × 148 mm in size, the same size as the international standard for paper size ISO A6. It carries a matrix of micro images. All microfiche are read with their text parallel to the long side of the fiche. Frames may be landscape or portrait in orientation. Along the top of the fiche a title may be recorded for visual identification. From Wikipedia: ...
Evergreen State College
Evergreen State College
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28,202
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259,588
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The Evergreen State College is a public liberal arts and sciences college in Olympia, Washington. Founded in 1967, it offers a non-traditional undergraduate curriculum in which students have the option to design their own study towards a degree or follow a pre-determined path of study. Full-time students can enroll in interdisciplinary academic programs, in addition to stand-alone classes. Programs typically offer students the opportunity to study several disciplines in a coordinated manner....
Biostor
Biostor
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199,516
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5.3M
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Scientific articles extracted from the Biodiversity Heritage Library.
Topic: biodiversity
Zines
Zines
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57,295
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5.9M
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This is a collection of zines that can be found on the Archive. Zines are self-published, non-commercial publications with typically small circulations. They cover a wide range of topics with many focused on politics, art, creative writing, and personal theory.
Smithsonian Libraries and Archives - Digital Library
Smithsonian Libraries and Archives - Digital Library
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10,243
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12.4M
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The Smithsonian Libraries and Archives (SLA) is an international system of 21 branch libraries and an institutional archives. Consisting of locations in Washington, D.C., New York, and the Republic of Panama, our library collections include over two million volumes in subjects ranging from art to zoology. Consisting of more than forty-four thousand cubic feet, our archival records chronicle the growth and development of the Smithsonian throughout its history.
The DOOM Level CD Collection
The DOOM Level CD Collection
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88
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7.7M
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"Doom WAD is the default format of package files for the video game Doom or its sequel Doom II, that contain sprites, levels, and game data. WAD stands for "Where's All the Data?" Immediately after its release in 1993, Doom attracted a sizeable following of players who created their own mods for WAD files—packages containing levels, graphics and other game data—and played a vital part in spawning the mod-making culture which is now commonplace for first-person shooters....
Harvard University
Harvard University
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293,042
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14M
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Books sponsored or contributed by Harvard University
JPRS: United States Joint Publications Research Service
JPRS: United States Joint Publications Research Service
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22,728
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200,835
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Joint Publications Research Service (JPRS) Reports is a collection of United States government documents published by JPRS, a unit of the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). Established in 1957 as part of the U.S. Department of Commerce's Office of Technical Services, the collection contains English-language translations of foreign-language monographs, reports, journal and newspaper articles, and radio and television broadcasts from regions throughout the world.  Prepared by JPRS...
Topics: Research, Communist countries -- Imprints -- Translations, Communist countries -- Research --...
Columbia University Libraries
Columbia University Libraries
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42,182
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16.9M
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Books from Columbia University Libraries . Our sub-collections: Seymour B. Durst Old York Library Collection Missionary Research Library pamphlets WWI Pamphlets 1913-1920 Microfilm from Columbia University Libraries Augustus C. Long Health Sciences Library Chinese law registers 玲瓏 Ling Long Clean Water and Air Act Amendments of 1971/77 Hebrew Manuscripts
Miscellaneous Computer Magazines
Miscellaneous Computer Magazines
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10,532
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243,524
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Magazines that are related to computers that have not yet been sorted into the other Computer Magazine collections.
MBLWHOI Library
MBLWHOI Library
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12,944
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27.4M
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Books from the Marine Biological Laboratory (MBL) and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) .
SmackJeeves Web Comics
SmackJeeves Web Comics
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34,755
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3.3M
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Smack Jeeves was a website where creators could upload and share their original webcomics. It was shut down on December 31st, 2020.
Topics: comics, webcomics
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78rpm shellac discs donated from the Batavia Public Library Thorpe Collection to the Archive of Contemporary Music and digitized by George Blood, LP for the Internet Archive. Turntable used for 78rpm digitization of four simultaneous recordings with different needles. https://archive.org/details/BTB-10202016 contains details of the physical materials.
Topics: 78rpm, thorpe, ARC, Archive of Contemporary Music
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University of Florida George A. Smathers Libraries
University of Florida George A. Smathers Libraries
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38,125
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18.7M
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The University of Florida George A. Smathers Libraries sends selected library materials to Internet Archive for scanning and online access from a variety of units and collections within the Libraries. These include but are not limited to U. S. Government Documents, UF print Dissertations, Duplicates from the storage collection and the Panama Canal Museum Collection. The Internet Archive pre-scanning processing operation at the Libraries is managed by the Preservation Department. Digitization is...
Community Texts
by dreamosat
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Topic: key
Folkscanomy: Games
Folkscanomy: Games
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2,610
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2.2M
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Folksonomy : A system of classification derived from the practice and method of collaboratively creating and managing tags to annotate and categorize content; this practice is also known as collaborative tagging, social classification, social indexing, and social tagging. Coined by Thomas Vander Wal, it is a portmanteau of folk and taxonomy. Folkscanomy : A collection of books and text derived from the efforts of volunteers to make information as widely available as possible. Because the...
Washington University Libraries
Washington University Libraries
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77,240
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4.7M
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The Washington University Libraries are a collaborative network of 12 academic libraries working to connect users with resources across the campuses of Washington University in St. Louis.
Manga: Artbooks and Art Collections
Manga: Artbooks and Art Collections
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1,121
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2.6M
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Manga (漫画) are comics created in Japan, or by Japanese creators in the Japanese language, conforming to a style developed in Japan in the late 19th century. They have a long and complex pre-history in earlier Japanese art. In Japan, people of all ages read manga. The medium includes works in a broad range of genres: action-adventure, romance, sports and games, historical drama, comedy, science fiction and fantasy, mystery, suspense, detective, horror, sexuality, and business/commerce, among...
Kentucky Digital Newspapers
Kentucky Digital Newspapers
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86,474
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9.8M
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Kentucky Digital Newspaper Program (KDNP) at the University of Kentucky Libraries, and available in the Internet Archive, provides preservation and access to historic and contemporary newspapers from the Commonwealth of Kentucky. New content is added daily.
Game and Gamer Magazines
Game and Gamer Magazines
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11,846
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12.1M
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This is a collection of magazines and newsletters based around gaming of a non-video type: Board Games, Role-Playing Games, and any other sort of related entertainment. 
CARLI
CARLI
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15,673
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17.9M
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Material in this collection has been provided by The Consortium of Academic and Research Libraries in Illinois . The Consortium leads Illinois academic libraries to create and sustain a rich, supportive, and diverse knowledge environment that furthers teaching, learning, and research through the sharing of collections, expertise, and programs.
Daniel McNeil Collection
Daniel McNeil Collection
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16,690
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5.5M
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78rpm shellac discs donated from Daniel McNeil to the Archive of Contemporary Music and digitized by George Blood, LP for the Internet Archive. The collection of 22,359 ten and twelve inch seventy-eights is one of the first that ARC worked with from beginning to end, and what a pleasure. Rare for us the discs were all carefully arranged on shelves by label, and then by manufacturer number. Even better, the weeks we spent packing up meant cake and coffee everyday at 4. Here’s Mr. McNeil’s...
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North Carolina Digital Heritage Center
North Carolina Digital Heritage Center
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16,635
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15.4M
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The North Carolina Digital Heritage Center is a statewide digitization and digital publishing program housed in the North Carolina Collection at UNC’s Wilson Special Collections Library. We work with North Carolina cultural heritage institutions to scan, describe, and publish historical materials online, which in turn increases access to and use of their collections. The items available here are only part of the online collection - see the complete collection at DigitalNC.org.
Topic: yearbooks
The New York Botanical Garden
The New York Botanical Garden
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9,787
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18.8M
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Books from The New York Botanical Garden
Folkscanomy History: Books of a Historical Nature
Folkscanomy History: Books of a Historical Nature
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11,043
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3.4M
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Folksonomy : A system of classification derived from the practice and method of collaboratively creating and managing tags to annotate and categorize content; this practice is also known as collaborative tagging, social classification, social indexing, and social tagging. Coined by Thomas Vander Wal, it is a portmanteau of folk and taxonomy. Folkscanomy : A collection of books and text derived from the efforts of volunteers to make information as widely available as possible. Because the...
Folkscanomy: Music
Folkscanomy: Music
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7,152
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11.9M
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Folksonomy : A system of classification derived from the practice and method of collaboratively creating and managing tags to annotate and categorize content; this practice is also known as collaborative tagging, social classification, social indexing, and social tagging. Coined by Thomas Vander Wal, it is a portmanteau of folk and taxonomy. Folkscanomy : A collection of books and text derived from the efforts of volunteers to make information as widely available as possible. Because the...
California Revealed
California Revealed
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88,015
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3M
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California Revealed is a State Library initiative to help California’s public libraries, in partnership with other local heritage groups, digitize, preserve, and provide online access to archival materials - books, newspapers, photographs, audiovisual recordings, and more - that tell the incredible stories of the Golden State. We also provide free access and preservation services for existing digital collections, including technical advice and guidance, for partner organizations with in-house...
Newman Numismatic Portal
Newman Numismatic Portal
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57,355
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4.1M
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The goal of the Newman Numismatic Portal is to create the world’s most comprehensive online encyclopedia of American and Colonial coinage, currency, realia, and related correspondence and published literature. Materials from the Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society’s coin collections and supporting reference libraries will be digitized along with Washington University Libraries’ collections and made freely available to an online community of scholars and enthusiasts.
Natural History Museum Library, London
Natural History Museum Library, London
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10,331
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12.2M
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Books from the Natural History Museum Library, London .
The Godane Inbox
The Godane Inbox
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114,028
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4.4M
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This is a waystation of uploaded items from Godane, a contributor of materials to the archive. They are destined to be put in new or current collections.
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Books sponsored by the Harvard University, Museum of Comparative Zoology, Ernst Mayr Library. The Library of the Museum of Comparative Zoology, established by Louis Agassiz in 1861 and rededicated as the Ernst Mayr Library in 1995, joins in supporting the work of the Museum by providing and preserving information resources for the research and teaching activities of the Harvard community. The Library holds more than 304,072 volumes of monographs and journals, including recently added materials...
Brigham Young University
Brigham Young University
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32,414
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10.6M
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Books from the libraries of Brigham Young University
Building Technology Heritage Library
Building Technology Heritage Library
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12,552
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7.7M
VIEWS
by Association for Preservation Technology, Int.
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The Building Technology Heritage Library (BTHL) is primarily a collection of American and Canadian, pre-1964 architectural trade catalogs, house plan books and technical building guides. Trade catalogs are an important primary source to document past design and construction practices. These materials can aid in the preservation and conservation of older structures as well as other research goals. About the Building Technology Heritage Library The BTHL contains materials from various private and...
Topic: Building Technology Heritage Library
The BITSAVERS.ORG Documents Library
The BITSAVERS.ORG Documents Library
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51,880
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10.3M
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by BITSAVERS.ORG
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Since the 1990s, the bitsavers collective has been scanning computer-related documentation and materials as well as rescuing software from rapidly-fading media. Intended to be a permanent and accessible collection of manuals, technical specifications and lore related to computer brands and materials, the collection now houses thousands of documents containing millions of pages. The project is primarily the work of Al Kossow, tireless worker and scanner, who has spent endless hours hand-scanning...
Taxonomy Archive
collection
128,146
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1.7M
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Journals publishing taxonomic work
Topics: biodiversity, taxonomy
a Collection of Transcluding Items
a Collection of Transcluding Items
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34,153
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12.2M
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A collection of items that are transcluding other items.
Canadian Government Publications Portal
Canadian Government Publications Portal
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27,869
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12.7M
VIEWS
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Internet Archive Canada, with advice and assistance from government and university librarians across Canada, have digitized more than 20,000 Canadian Government publications and made them freely available online. This page is meant to serve as a portal for discovering publications digitized by Internet Archive Canada, to be a reference for future digitization initiatives and provide incentive to grow the list of titles that have been preserved and dedicated to the public domain. Beginning in...
Duke University Libraries
Duke University Libraries
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20,625
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10M
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Books digitized by the Internet Archive for Duke University Libraries. The Duke University Libraries Digital Collections Program creates distinctive digital collections that provide access to Duke's library and archival materials in support of teaching, learning, and research at Duke and worldwide; and contributes collaboratively to national and international digital collections initiatives that benefit Duke and the larger research community. See a digital archive of thousands of vintage...
Deutscher Bundestag
Deutscher Bundestag
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148,766
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3.4M
VIEWS
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An unofficial mirror of official documents of the german parliament. This repository is managed by @malexmave , and automatically updated using the open source (AGPLv3) pdok-mirror software and the internetarchive python library. Why? Hell, why not? Also, given the current trends towards electing populists who would much rather see certain documents scrubbed from the archives, it can never hurt to have a backup of the history of your democracy somewhere safe. Just in case.
Topics: politics, official documents, german parliament
botanicus
botanicus
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8,583
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9.2M
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Botanicus is a freely accessible portal to historic botanical literature from the Missouri Botanical Garden, Peter H. Raven Library. Botanicus is made possible through support from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, W.M. Keck Foundation, and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
Topic: botanicus biodiversity missouri botanical garden library
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Sets of volumes of compiled knowledge.
Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library
Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library
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23,329
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10.8M
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The Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library is a library in the University of Toronto, constituting the largest repository of publicly accessible rare books and manuscripts in Canada. Among the collection's items are the Nuremberg Chronicle (1493), Shakespeare's First Folio (1623), Newton's Principia (1687), and Darwin's proof copy (with annotations) of On the Origin of Species (1859). Other collections include Babylonian cuneiform tablet from Ur (1789 B.C.), 36 Egyptian papyrus manuscript fragments...
Banned Books
Banned Books
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4,021
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2.2M
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Book Banning has existed in America since colonial times, when legislatures and royal governors enacted laws against blasphemy and seditious libel. Legislatures in the early American republic passed laws against obscenity. Though freedom of the press has grown significantly over the course of the twentieth century, book banning and related forms of censorship have persisted due to cyclical concerns about affronts to cultural, political, moral, and religious orthodoxy. Thanks to the ALA for...
PubMed Central
PubMed Central
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209,788
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13.2M
VIEWS
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PubMed Central is a free full-text archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature at the U.S. National Institutes of Health's National Library of Medicine (NIH/NLM).
Community Texts
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Tamil Virtual Academy
Tamil Virtual Academy
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Tamil Virtual University (TVU) was established by the Government of Tamil Nadu on 18th May 2000. This academy is functioning under the administrative control of the Information Technology Department, Government of Tamil Nadu. The TVU was renamed as Tamil Virtual Academy (TVA) with effect from 16th July 2010. The academy aims to provide Internet based Tamil resource access to the Tamil Diaspora across the globe and others who are interested in the Tamil language, literature, art, culture, etc....
Cultural Resources of India
Cultural Resources of India
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This library of books, audio, video, and other materials from and about India is curated and maintained by Public Resource. The purpose of this library is to assist the students and the lifelong learners of India in their pursuit of an education so that they may better their status and their opportunities and to secure for themselves and for others justice, social, economic and political. This library has been posted for non-commercial purposes only and facilitates fair dealing usage of...
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A collection of user-contributed newspapers and related materials. A community created companion to Newspapers .